MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Alabama Department of Public Health hit a milestone this week with 100 investigations either pending or confirming flu-related deaths in both adults and children.
The number rose from 87 non-pediatric death cases as of Feb. 3 to 98 as of Feb. 10. Two child deaths have already been confirmed by the ADPH.
ADPH continues to seek medical records for each case to confirm the diagnoses.
ADPH says flu-like illnesses continue to increase across much of the state.